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Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:

Economics

Institution:

University at Albany

Date Posted:

04/17/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

The Economics Department at the University at Albany is seeking an Academic Advisement Assistant to oversee advisement services for its undergraduate program. This position will provide academic advisement services to all undergraduate Economics majors. The Academic Advisement Assistant will coordinate communication to our students and alumni, including using email and the web to disseminate news and important information on an ongoing basis. This position will also administer information sessions each semester for new and intended majors.Other responsibilities include: Staff transfer conferences and open houses, and serve as a liaison between the Department and other advisement and/or career offices on campus.The successful candidate must have a commitment to student-centered advisement and will be comfortable using information technology to assist in advisement.This position will report directly to the Chair of the Economics Department.

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Application Process

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Institution Information

About University at Albany: Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

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Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Two years minimum professional experience in academic advisement or student-services related area

Demonstrated superior interpersonal, written (as assessed by the application materials submitted), and oral communication skills

Strong computer skills

Applicants must address in their cover letter or personal statement their ability to work with a culturally diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Experience with event planningDemonstrated public speaking experience

Website development/maintenance